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Making a Difference Through Legislation

Upstate New York Chapter and Lobbyist FirmForm Productive Partnership As business owners, we frequently hire subject matter experts (SMEs) to assist us in being more proficient in business practices and mitigating risk in the day-to-day operations. We all have accountants, attorneys, engineers, insurance brokers, and financial advisors for retirement plans …

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Help Legislators Create Fire Sprinkler Solutions

Proactively Shaping Policy  More than ever, the fire-sprinkler community needs to be proactive in helping political candidates work toward commonsense solutions in the areas of our workforce, workers’ compensation, tax, regulation, healthcare, economic development, and labor. The American Fire Sprinkler Association’s Florida Chapter (AFSA-FL) has been successful in this process, …

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Meeting in Myrtle Beach

Joint Convention Offers Networking Opportunities  The 16th Annual North Carolina/South Carolina (NC/SC) Joint Convention & Trade Show was held May 8-10, 2019, at the Marriott Grande Dunes Resort in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. At the risk of sounding repetitive, a new record for overall attendance was set for the fourth …

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Sacramento Valley Hosts Trade Show

Annual Events Brings Together Leaders and Fosters Industry Connections  The Sacramento Valley Chapter of the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) hosted the 8th annual trade show March 7, 2019, at Thunder Valley Casino Resort in Lincoln, California. Highlights of the show this year included the raffle, opportunities for networking, and …

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Chapter Leaders Convene in Dallas

Attendees Share Ideas and Learn Best Practices at Mid-Year Conference  Thirty-nine volunteer leaders of the American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) 26 local chapters attended the 2019 Mid-Year Chapter Leadership Conference May 20-21, 2019, at the AFSA Headquarters in Dallas, Texas. The two-day conference, which educates newly elected leaders as well …

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AFSA Schuylkill Chapter Donates NFPA 13D System

Members Support Specially Adapted Upper Southampton HFOT Home for Army Veteran U.S. Army Cpl. Kevin McCloskey, 29, and his wife Bridget were welcomed home January 12, 2019 to their Upper Southampton, Pennsylvania residence donated by Homes for Our Troops (HFOT), a 501(c)(3) organization based in Taunton, Massachusetts that helps severely …

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Silver Anniversary Tournament a Success

AFSA Virginia Chapter/Burn Survivors Foundation Hosts 25th Annual Golf Tournament The AFSA Virginia Chapter & the Burn Survivors Foundation (BSF) held its 25th Annual Burn Survivors Golf Tournament on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, at the Williamsburg National Golf Club in Williamsburg, Virginia. We had a very beautiful fall day for …

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Making a Difference in the Community

AFSA Virginia Chapter HelpsBurn Survivors Fire is one of the most devastating tragedies a family can endure. The loss of one’s home, property, and treasured memories is shattering, but losing a loved one or having a loved one sustain injuries changes everyone’s life forever. According to the American Burn Association …

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